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For over a decade, David Tian, Ph.D., has helped hundreds of thousands of people from over 87 countries find happiness, success, and fulfillment in their social, professional, and love lives. His presentations – whether keynotes, seminars, or workshops – leave clients with insights into their behavior, psychology, and keys to their empowerment. His training methodologies are the result of over a decade of coaching and education of thousands of students around the world. Join him on the “DTPHD Podcast” as he explores deep questions of meaning, success, truth, love, and the good life. Subscribe now.
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HENRY CHONG is our special guest speaker on this episode. Henry is Director of Fusang Capital, a fund management company that manages the assets of multi-family offices. He is also a Director at the Portcullis Group, Asia’s biggest independent group of trust companies, providing comprehensive wealth administration to high-net-worth individuals, providing a one-stop shop for corporate, trustee, and fund administration services to individuals, family offices, philanthropies, private banks, and investment managers. Henry is a graduate of Oxford University with a B.A. (Hons) in Philosophy Politics & Economics and is a founder of the Oxford Economics Society. He also holds a M.Sc. in Behavioral Science from the London School of Economics and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSC). He will be sharing with us from his deep insights in behavioral economics, finance, health, and psychology.
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Episode 16 Show Notes
1:40 What is the vantage point of trust?
5:08 How is failure the way through success?
9:22 What is a positive delusion and why does it matter?
14:30 This surprising thing happens when you are focused on failing
17:15 What makes our beliefs strong?
19:18 When a delusion helps you achieve your goal
25:22 David Tian shares personal events in his life involving the vantage point of trust
30:31 What is real belief as opposed to mere opinion?
35:30 Can challenges be motivation for action?
39:13 When imperfections become an advantage
44:16 What charismatic people have in common
49:27 Do our past mistakes have a purpose in our life?